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wrap

verb [T] uk   /ræp/ (-pp-) us  
B1 to cover or surround something with paper, cloth, or other material: She wrapped the present and tied it with ribbon. Wrap the chicken in foil and cook it for two hours.Enclosing, surrounding and immersingWrapping, packing and loading B2 to cover someone with a piece of material in order to protect them: She wrapped the baby in a blanket. He wrapped a towel around his shoulders.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing

wrap

noun uk   /ræp/ us  

wrap noun (COVERING)

[C] (US also wrapper) a loose piece of clothing that is worn tied around the body: a beach wrapClothes which cover most of the body [C] a long piece of cloth that a woman wears around her shoulders to keep her warm or for decoration: a chiffon/silk wrapCoats, jackets and cloaks [U] material that is used to cover or protect objects: plastic wrap gift wrapCoverings and layers

wrap noun (FOOD)

[C] a sandwich made with one piece of very thin bread that is folded around a fillingSandwiches and snacks
(Definition of wrap from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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